Daily Blockbrief – 20 October 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 20 October, 2012

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Top Stories

Less Houses, But More Apartments On The Way

Planning Department Tells Greenies Not To Worry, We Got You

Downgrade Signals RBA Rate Efforts Have Failed: CBA

Turn Around In New Home Starts Expected In Early 2013

CFMEU Leaders 'Must Be Accountable', Says Grocon Boss

More Room For Fixed Rates To Fall 7 Better Deals Outside Major Banks

 

Development

Developer Defaults End Run On Cheap Retail Cash

Moore Shovels Mirvac Past The Post At Harold Park Site

Sydney Developer Albert Bertini Lists Yarramalong Valley Retreat With Corporate Retreat Potential

 

Planning

Woollahra - Exhibition Of Planning Proposal

NZ Developer In New Row Over Planning Rules

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Investors Need to Dig Deep To Find

Property Observer - Richardson & Wrench Castlecrag Takes 2 Spots On RP Data's Top 10 Weekly Sales

SMH - Dice Are Cast For Sky-High Dream

Daily Telegraph Realestate - Big Banks Charge Homeowners An Extra $18B Over 5 Years

The Australian Property - Properties Of The Week

WSJ - Mortgage Rule compromise Endorsed By Top Economist

Inman - Does China Build Quickly &  Cheaply For A Reason?

 

 International

US Home Sales Dip 1.7% On Tight Inventory

 

Opinion

BIS Shrapnel - Modest Recovery Rather Than A Boom Bodes Well For Housing Market Recovery